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Locations: Leiden, The Netherlands
Delivery Type: Blended, On Campus, Online
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The Leiden University is one of the many universities in the Netherlands that is focused on giving only the highest quality of education not just to the locals, but to students from different countries who would like to study in the Netherlands and to eventually live and build the career there. It is also one of the oldest universities that have been founded in the year 1575 by no other than he Prince of Orange – William.
Currently, the Leiden University offers a wide range of courses but is mostly focused on seven faculties:
• Humanities
• Law
• Medicine / LUMC
• Mathematics and Natural Sciences
• Social and Behavioral sciences
• Archaeology
• Governance and Global Affairs
From the seven faculties, the Leiden University is able to offer 50 undergraduate programs and a hundred graduate programs. The school definitely have more than enough options to give to students for them to get the right program that they will master and build a career from it.
To know more about the different courses and programs of the International Business School, The Hague Netherlands, you may visit their main website or check out their social media sites for further information. You may also contact them directly through phone to ask about the admission requirements.

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  • Archaeology
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    World Archaeology: A sneak peek to the human past

    At the beginning of my studies, I had a completely different perspective of what entailed being an archaeologist, and although the reality is much different, I love it. This Bachelor’s program is oriented to give you the basis for further specializations. It is very international oriented, and the faculty has a broad network. They englobe many aspects of the field such as Digital Archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Material Studies, Heritage, Field Work (excavations), and World Archaeology. It depends on you what type of path you want to follow, either a more theoretical one or perhaps something related to Natural Sciences, like Bioarchaeology. This is not history, so although you are going to learn about it, the main focus is on artifacts or what we archaeologists call material culture. So have this in mind before applying. Your goal is to interpret data from these archaeological remains, either in the lab by analyzing bones, botanical remains, pottery, or flint by instance, or by gathering historical accounts or geographical information.

    The faculty is not in the center of Leiden as most faculties are; the Van Steenis building is located in the Bioscience Park in Leiden, thus a bit farther away. Professors are very knowledgeable in their field of studies, and the best part is that there is not much formality regarding their approaches; this means you will study in a relaxed atmosphere. This, however, doesn’t mean that they are not strict regarding your performance and the quality of your assignments.

    I would recommend studying for the bachelor’s but following a master’s in the near future, as the bachelor’s program provides only fundamental training. Moreover, if you would like to stay in the Netherlands, start learning Dutch!
    Here, most if not all jobs related to Archaeology and Heritage are only offered for those who speak Dutch fluently. There are plenty of jobs, but mostly they are not announced on websites so the way to get those jobs is to network with professors and other academics/professionals. This means that you should work on your networking skills.

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    Programme: Archaeology
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Graduation: 2023
    Delivery Type: Blended
    Campus: Leiden
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  • Security Studies
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    Security Studies: A well-balanced multidisciplinary approach

    The Security Studies Programme is a very good and balanced programme. The tutors are well-educated and involved in your education. Furthermore, topics are recent and factually well-based. In addition to this. Many real-world skills are taught alongside the normal content.

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    Programme: Security Studies
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Graduation: 2023
    Delivery Type: Blended
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  • Governance and ...
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    International and stimulating environment

    Leiden University offers a highly diverse academic environment and many courses that students can follow (most of them are held in English). Moreover, each course offers the possibility to choose elective courses and build your own path within your curriculum. The professors are strongly prepared and they encourage the full involvement of students. The campus of the Hague as well as the city are very welcoming and offer many opportunities for international students.

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    Programme: Governance and Administration
    Degree: Master's
    Delivery Type: On Campus
    Campus: Leiden
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  • Psychology
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    Very focused on preparing for after your studies

    My experiences were during the COVID peak times of 2020-2021, and as such everything was done online. Also, LU is the only University I ever attended, so I have no measuring stick to measure LU against, keep that in mind and adjust your judgments while reading.

    I followed the master’s track of Applied Cognitive Psychology at LU. I was positively surprised by the contents of the courses: It takes the “Applied”
    seriously, as there are a lot of mock experiments, designs and interventions you create in mock teams comprised of students. You are not only required to use your knowledge of Psychology but also consider the whole “product” you will want to deliver (Proposals, funding requests, presentation to stakeholders).

    Something I especially appreciated was that they even invited real CEOs to listen to a short pitch on the ideas we developed over 8 weeks, and then give us feedback and their opinion on the feasibility.

    Professor’s in this master’s track that I met all seemed very personable and enthusiastic about their respective fields of Psychology.

    It is a one-year course, with a required internship and master’s thesis on top of mandatory courses is quite time-intensive. Most students, like me, take one and a half or two years to graduate.

    If you are interested in the field of Cognitive Psychology I recommend this master’s track.

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    Programme: Psychology
    Degree: Master's
    Graduation: 2022
    Delivery Type: Blended
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  • liberal arts ...
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    Open minded and f

    I would definitely recommend the programme. It allows you to keep your options open and does not constrain you into a specific subject so soon. You can explore and study your passions while knowing you are in good hands for your future choices. The environment is extremely motivating and stimulating to strive for your best, while also being conscious of your mental well-being. There is mutual trust and benevolence between you and your peers. The professors are willing to help you even outside of class if you are motivated and interested. The pace of the university teaches you to be proactive towards what you want to achieve.

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    Programme: liberal arts & sciences
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Delivery Type: On Campus
    Campus: Leiden
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  • liberal arts ...
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    customizable

    Attention for individuals (the professors will take the time to go over your work). There is also a lot of room within the program, while also having enough structure. I think the professors teach in a way in which it becomes clear that the aim is for you to learn and understand, so it’s not just about getting the grade.

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    Programme: liberal arts & sciences
    Degree: Bachelor's
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  • Liberal Arts
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    Liberal Arts and science (LUC)

    I have really enjoyed my college experience at LUC so far. Leiden offers great teachers with good pedagogy and amazing facilities. While there have been online classes for the majority of last year, they all have been well organized and still interesting to follow because teachers have put the effort into them. There is also a real concern with mental health for students which has been appreciated with the Covid crisis. Moreover, the community of students and teachers at LUC is amazing. There is always something to do or someone to talk to. Lastly, the geographic position of LUC is perfect for students wanting to enjoy a fast-paced student life

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    Programme: Liberal Arts
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Delivery Type: Blended
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  • Liberal Arts
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    Exploring growing and learning

    Liberal arts and sciences at LUC is an amazing program in my opinion, as it allows you to study a broad range of subjects while still specialising in a particular area of interest. This program is a great fit for me because I had little to no idea what I wanted to study coming out of high school, and LUC allowed me to explore my interests further while linking a variety of topics and aspects (or study areas). LUC in particular looks into global challenges, a current topic through which I can develop my critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Lastly, and the most important aspect of LUC is the community. With the residential concept, I have made many amazing friends which have helped me immensely in the transition from high school to becoming an independent and growing adult. Overall this is an amazing program if you want to explore your interests and options without immediately picking your specialisation, become independent surrounded by amazing people, and develop lifelong skills, all in the wonderful city of The Hague.

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    Programme: Liberal Arts
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Delivery Type: On Campus
    Campus: The Hague
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  • Liberal Arts
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    Great classes

    LUC The Hague has great classes, and I loved studying the same as everyone in the first year and then choosing your major in the second year. The global challenges are interesting but a bit too broad, but the major helps you narrow down what you want to study. It is great to have elective space, I found out what I really like and feel passionate about by doing these electives! I loved living on campus for 2 years but I would only do this if you like socializing a lot because it can be really intense sometimes to study and live in the same building. LUC has amazing events such as a Pantomime, galas, a ski trip, hitchhiking competition, parties, and a lot of cool committees.

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    Programme: Liberal Arts
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Graduation: 2022
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  • Liberal Arts
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    Education towards your personal goals

    I like the small-scale classes my programme offers, with friendly teachers and a student community that wants to help each other in learning. The biggest advantage of LUC is that you as a student have a great influence on your own learning experience, as the structure allows for choosing your own courses even within your major and has elective course space. Furthermore, as we have assessments non-stop throughout the blocks (we have 4 blocks per year) we are continuously learning and keeping up with the contents not only for end-of-term exams. This helps me to make the knowledge I acquire my own better.

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    Degree: Bachelor's
    Graduation: 2023
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